College: Michigan State University
City: East Lansing, MI
Date: 3/27/1999
Number of People Involved: Between 5,000-10,000

Between 5,000 and 10,000 disappointed fans unleashed their frustration upon the streets of East Lansing following Sparty's loss to Duke in the 1999 NCAA Final Four. The mob set fire to anything in its path, including couches and cars. In all, 132 were arrested—including 71 students—following the affair, and assessments of damage were as high as $500,000. Reports circulated that a Taco Bell window was smashed, but no worries: The culprit was able to prepare himself a taco before the large-scale looting of the business took place. Cinnamon twists, anyone?